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Engineering Manager (Java)


About the Role:

Gartner is looking for well-rounded and motivated Leaders to join the Gartner Innovation Tools team. The Innovation Tools team is responsible for developing innovative growth products for end-users. The team is responsible for R&D into new areas and come up with rapid solutions that can be taken to the market.

What you will do:

  • Be a leader for high performing Engineering teams who build software products.

  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team of application developers, product operations, architects to understand complex product requirements and translate them into automated solutions.

  • Establish best practices for automating the creation of scalable/resilient systems.

  • Build and implement operational standards for end user facing products.

  • Participate in problem solving discussions to ensure systems are designed for right problems.

  • Create successful deployment, security, and availability strategies for Product in the cloud.

  • Collaborate with colleagues to support and improve systems, processes, standards and tools.

  • Collaborate closely with other areas of Gartner IT to leverage best practices and shared capabilities, such as our AWS cloud infrastructure and SaaS solutions. 

  • Partner with Gartner Product group to define and execute on a cohesive technology roadmap and lead teams responsible for building workflow solutions.

 What you will need

  • Strong leadership skills in the areas of communication, collaboration, talent development, and stakeholder relationships.

  • 10-12 years of experience in software development leading teams of developers in support of complex business functions.

  • Solid technical hands-on background, preferably in the areas of Java, Databases, NoSQL, JavaScript frameworks, and AWS Services (e.g. EC2, Lambda, SNS, SQS, RDS) OR strong UI expertise in Angular, React and Javascript

  • Exceptional people management skills with an emphasis on mentoring.

  • Strong foundation in application architecture and software development.

  • Experience in managing product development teams consisting of sharp engineers.

  • Conduct design and code reviews, ensuring best practices are followed by the team.

  • Clear understanding of DevOps practices.

  • Significant experience in Agile/Kanban or Scaled Agile Frameworks.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral, written and group presentations).

  • Ability to work collaboratively across the IT organization and with business partners to identify systemic operational patterns and innovate on them.


Who are we?

Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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